Tender for the supply of photopheresis services

Tender for the supply of photopheresis services

The Dermatology Department of St Thomas’ Hospital requires both the machines and the sterile, ready to use Photopheresis Procedural kits for patients requiring Photo-immune therapy.

UK-London: ophthalmologist, dermatology or orthopedics services

2012/S 158-264344

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

King’s Health Partners
C/o Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust & Kings College Hospital, Unit 1, KCH Business Park, Procurement Department
For the attention of: Huseyin Vehit
SE5 9NY London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2032994387
E-mail: huseyin.vehit@nhs.net

Internet address(es):

Address of the buyer profile: http://kingshealthpartners.g2b.info

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
I.3)Main activity
Health
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Kings College Hospital Foundation Trust
Denmark Hill
SE5 9NY London
UNITED KINGDOM

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
T2184 Tender for the supply of equipment/kits photopheresis services.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 25: Health and social services
NUTS code UKI
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Ophthalmologist, dermatology or orthopaedics services. The Dermatology Department of St Thomas’ Hospital requires both the machines and the sterile, ready to use Photopheresis Procedural kits for patients requiring Photo-immune therapy. The Trust is also exploring the Managed Service Contract route.
The contract will be for a period of 3 years, with an option to extend for up to two further years.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85121280

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Estimated value excluding VAT: 5 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
The Contracting Authority reserves the right to require deposits, guarantees or other forms of security. Details will be provided in the tender documents.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
Please refer to the Tender PQQ.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
Joint and several liability.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Refer tot he ITT if short-listed.
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Criteria for rejection of economic operators in accordance with Regulation 23 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006. Please refer to the pre-qualification questionnaire.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (a) Appropriate statements from banks or, where appropriate, evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance
(b) The presentation of balance-sheets or extracts from the balance-sheets, where publication of the balance-sheet is required under the law of the country in which the economic operator is established
(c) A statement of the undertaking’s overall turnover and, where appropriate, of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last three financial years available, depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading, as far as the information on these turnovers is available
Information as to economic and financial standing in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2006, as amended. Please refer to the pre-qualification questionnaire.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Please refer to the PQQ.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: yes

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Envisaged minimum number 1: and maximum number 2
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Please refer to the Tender Prospectus for more details about this requirement and shortlisting criteria.
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
T2184
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 14.8.2012 – 17:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
28.9.2012 – 17:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
1.10.2012
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 2015.
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
Guys and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust is advertising this procurement as a Part B healthcare services contract.
This procurement exercise is therefore only partially regulated by the Public Contract Regulations 2006, as amended. In particular, the Trust is not bound to choosing one of the procedures set out in these Regulations. The Trust is submitting itself to following the general structure of the Competitive Dialogue on a wholly voluntary basis and reserves the right to depart from any of the related Regulations as it sees fit.
Suppliers must read through this set of instructions and follow the process to respond to this opportunity. The information and/or documents for this opportunity are available on https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta. You must register on this site to respond, if you are already registered you will not need to register again, simply use your existing username and password. Please note there is a password reminder link on the homepage. Suppliers must log in, go to your Response Manager and add the following Access Code:MS274N85QP. Please ensure you follow any instruction provided to you here. The deadline for submitting your response(s) is 23.5.2011 17:00. Please ensure that you allow yourself plenty of time when responding to this invite prior to the closing date and time, especially if you have been asked to upload documents.

— VI.4) Procedures For Appeal.
O VI.4.1) Body responsible for appeal procedures:
King’s Health Partners, C/o Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, 2nd Floor, New City Court, Guy’s Hospital, Great Maze Pond, GB- London, SE1 9RT.
Tel: 020 7188 7188.
O Body responsible for mediation procedures (if applicable):
King’s Health Partners, C/o Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, 2nd Floor, New City Court, Guy’s Hospital, Great Maze Pond, GB- London, SE1 9RT.
Tel: 020 7188 7188.
O VI.4.2) Lodging of appeals (please fill heading VI.4.2 or if need be, heading VI.4.3): Not Provided.
O VI.4.3) Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained:
King’s Health Partners, C/o Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, 2nd Floor, New City Court, Guy’s Hospital, Great Maze Pond, GB- London, SE1 9RT.
Tel: 020 7188 7188. GO Reference: GO-2012814-PRO-4156205.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

King’s Health Partners
C/o Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, 2nd Floor, New City Court
SE1 9RT London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2071887188

Body responsible for mediation procedures

King’s Health Partners
C/o Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, 2nd Floor, New City Court
SE1 9RT London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2071887188

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

King’s Health Partners
C/o Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, 2nd Floor, New City Court
SE1 9RT London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2071887188

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:14.8.2012

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